voting machines

Georgia's buggy new voting machines lead to hours-long waits on primary day

by • 4 months ago

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger blamed malfunctions in the new $104 million system on user error, but election-security advocates argue the devices are unreliable.

Last Pennsylvania county picks new voting system in time for 2020

by • 9 months ago

Dauphin County, which includes state capital Harrisburg, was the last of 67 counties to choose a new platform that produces paper trails of ballots.

Federal judge bans paperless voting machines in Georgia after 2019

by • 1 year ago

Georgia must completely phase out its current inventory of paperless voting machines before the state's 2020 presidential primary.

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf says state will issue $90M bond for new voting machines

by • 1 year ago

The move will help counties buy paper-based voting machines, after Wolf vetoed of a bill that would've provided the money but outlaw straight-party voting.

Paper requirement for Texas voting machines dies in legislature

by • 1 year ago

A bill that would've phased out all-digital voting machines that don't produce paper records failed to pass before the Texas legislature ended its session, irking election-security experts.

South Carolina voting machines miscounted hundreds of ballots, report finds

by • 2 years ago

Counting errors that were reported as official results are the result of bad software design, a computer science professor tells StateScoop.

In search for new voting machines, Louisiana may need to start over

by • 2 years ago

If Dominion Voting Systems doesn't file a lawsuit by Dec. 12, the state's procurement process will likely go back to square one.

States with 'most vulnerable' voting systems named in congressional report

by • 2 years ago

The document calls for .4 billion in more assistance to states for election security, with an emphasis on paper-based ballot machines.

States redesign election cybersecurity with $380 million boost

by • 2 years ago

New post-election audits and the installation of paper-based voting machines are among the projects the federal grants will support.